Saturday, 19 May 2012

9th class -cbse english(NCERT BOOK-Moments)(short answers) chapter-6 (Weathering the storm in Erasma)(Harsh Mander)


Answer following questions in about 40 words.

Q1) What happened in the evening when Prashant was at this friend’s house in Erasma?
Ans1) Once Prashant was at his friend’s house. In the evening a dark storm gathered. Soon strong winds started blowing with great speed and uprooted old trees. Heavy rains poured. The angry water rushed inside. They were neck deep in water.

Q2) How did Prashant pass his time during the first two days of the super cyclone?
Ans2) In the super cyclone house of Prashant’s friend immersed in the water. They were compelled to shift on the roof. They had to spend two days there. They had nothing to eat but the tender coconuts of those two trees which had fallen on the roof.

Q3) What were the two important tasks Prashant did after deciding to be the leader of the village?
  Ans3) Prashant was a bold and patient boy. He took the responsibility and became the leader of the village. He organized a group of youths and elders. They put pressure on merchants and compelled them to depart some rice for the poor. People got food in many days.

Q4) What did Prashant see when he reached his village?
Ans4) On reaching his village Prashant saw every thing was devastated. The trees were immersed and their branches appeared above water. His heart turned cold.  Houses had been ruined and only their roofs were lying on the ground. His whole family scattered.

Some more questions for practice.

Answer following questions in about 40 words.

Q1) How did the villagers make the helicopters drop regular quantities of food?

Q2) How can you estimate that Prashant possessed a deep feeling for the needy?

Q3) How did Prashant prepare himself for his village?

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